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AAO-sponsored research shows cataract surgery can reduce hip fracture risk

There are 2 comments on the EurekAlert! story from Aug 1, 2012, titled AAO-sponsored research shows cataract surgery can reduce hip fracture risk. In it, EurekAlert! reports that:

August 1, 2012 - A major study of Medicare beneficiaries shows that the risk of hip fractures was significantly reduced in patients who had had cataract surgery, compared to patients who did not undergo the procedure.

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Lidia F

West Chicago, IL

#1 Aug 10, 2012
There are a lot of factors that contribute to the development of atypical fractures caused by the use of biphosphonates. Certain biphosphonates may even have upcoming lawsuits against them. There are a few cases here you can read about http://www.fosamaxfemurfracturelawsuit.com .
Kim F

Oman

#2 Feb 1, 2013
This makes a lot of sense since cataract surgery improves vision and therefore reduces chances of accidental injury, the risk of hip fractures are consequently reduced as well. http://www.fosamaxclassaction.us/femur-fractu...

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